As he comes to Aptos Village Park on May 28, Buddy Guy is thinking about the future of blues.
We reckon Sunday’s country-leaning line-up at the American Music Festival will surprise you.
King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard offers infinite loops, far-out album concepts, and truly psychedelic rock
THURSDAY 5/12 FOLK JEFFREY FOUCAULT In a recent blog post, singer-songwriter Jeffrey Foucault writes, “I fished every day for a week straight...
Win tickets to Women of Jazz at Kuumbwa Jazz Center on May 13, 2016.
Five years ago, the members of the Black Birds were just starting college in Santa Cruz and looking for a band to...
The ‘Screaming Eagle of Soul,’ Charles Bradley, on the healing power of music
WEDNESDAY 5/4 FOLK-ROCK LANEY JONES & THE SPIRITS When Laney Jones first picked up the banjo, it was to escape the...
Win tickets to see Bruce Forman at the Kuumbwa Jazz Center on Thursday May 12.
Henry Chadwick Plays at Moe's Alley on Sunday, May 8.
Santa Cruz’s Jim Lewin steps back from a successful sideman career to focus on his own music
Guitarist William Coulter isn’t afraid to take a classical California pop approach to Celtic tradition
Local music for the week of April 27, 2016
Kat Factor plays this weekend at DIO Fest in Boulder Creek.
DIO Fest remains a touchstone even for its alum who’ve moved on to bigger things
UCSC alum Mikey Maramag returns to Santa Cruz his unorthodox music project Blackbird Blackbird
Local music for the week of April 20—April 26
Wild Irish plays at Kuumbwa Jazz on April 22.
Local husband and wife bluegrass duo harken back to a "golden era"
Local music for the week of April 13, 2016
Local music for the week of April 6, 2016
Steve Palazzo has been involved with music his entire life. A couple of decades ago he was making instruments. And since the...
Omar Sosa finds rhythm and inspiration everywhere, from his own blood to the birds
Kuumbwa show celebrates Santa Cruz’s cult icon Tom Lehrer
The Silicon Valley’s Choral Project comes to Santa Cruz
Close encounters with the Afro galactic hip-hop of Dogon Lights
Local artist Steve Palazzo plays this Sunday at Don Quixote's
Local music for the week of March 30, 2016
Win tickets to Nolatet on Apr. 7 at Kuumbwa Jazz
Inaugural Santa Cruz Hip-Hop Festival gives the genre its due locally